Venturing Back on the Market with American Elms

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The American elm tree was decimated in the 20th century by Dutch elm disease. But the tree may be making a comeback in America in the very near future, thanks to Roger Holloway.

The nurseryman from Georgia has been trying to raise disease-resistant elms, specifically the Princeton elm, for the past 10 years. And, as Holloway tells NPR's Robert Siegel, the elms are now available in large quantities to the public: Home Depot is selling 12,000 of his trees.

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